Day 8: Create Right Now (The Behind the Scenes is Back)

It feels a little weird to include myself in this series! For a week I’ve been asking myself how I want to show up during this pandemic and then it hit me – bring the BTS back! So, here we are.

On Tuesday mornings I invite you Behind the Scenes at my studio.

Today:  After quite a hiatus for our renovation I am back! On Tuesdays, I will share what’s going on behind the scenes at Jamie Ridler Studios. Today: In the midst of this pandemic crisis, what’s important? Why does it matter if we create right now?

Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

On the New Moon, I began a new blog series: 40 Days of Beauty, Goodness & Love, little moments of light to get us through a difficult time. If you get solace, peace and inspiration from this, please share with others who need the same. 

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  1. Kris Bilyeu says:

    YEAHj!!!!! So happy to see you in your space and in my space too. You always are such a ray of sunshine and hope. Thank you for doing bts again and I look forward to Tuesdays. Btw, you look wonderful. Like the longer hair. Noticed your bare hands/nails and they seemed to almost float around you in grace and lovliness. Be well.

    • Jamie says:

      Oh, Kris, thank you so much. Your words went straight to my heart and make me so glad to be back. I’m glad you like my longer hair – who knows the next time I’ll get it cut! A sign of the times. So are my bare hands. With so much vigorous washing, it made sense to take my rings off. You’ve made me see the grace in that too. ((hugs))

  2. susanJOY Hosken says:

    I was so glad to see the unveiling of “our” new studio space that “we” will enjoy during and after the pandemic. thank you. Love and light from susanJOY

  3. Susan Richmond says:

    Jamie, so very glad to see you back in this Alsace, especially in this time. Seeing the studio as you continue to settle in brightened my day and felt so very hopeful and joyful. Thank you for taking the time for this offering!

  4. Pamela Welter says:

    Welcome home Jamie!
    This was the best surprise! Beginning April with you in your magical new studio space(ship)! The crystal chandelier is dreamy. I love the windows you have and know you will enjoy watching nature in every season there, with the kittens.
    If I were there with you, I would sing “twinkle, twinkle little star” as a housewarming gift. Will you make a wish with me tonight?*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*

    • Jamie says:

      Oh, Pamela, thank you for the song! I could hear it in my heart. <3 I'm so glad to be back and sharing the new studio with you. The candelier and the windows are dreams come true!!!

  5. Lynn Hasty says:

    Welcome back, Jamie. So happy to see your daily bits of encouragement in my inbox. And now the return of the BTS is wonderful, too. Just hoping we will soon be seeing you and your sisters chatting, laughing and sharing once again. Wishing you and yours the very best during this difficult time.

  6. Thea Nicholas says:

    Love that you are vassal and in your wonderful, Lichfield studio! This is so inspiring.. Thank you for sharing your thoughts, feelings, ideas and art with the world 🌎. Just what the doctor ordered!!

  7. Janalene L. Gould says:

    Welcome back Jamie. I’m so happy to see your beautiful face and hear your soothing voice and wise words. 💗

  8. Barbara King says:

    What a joy to see you back again, Jamie… You always bring such beauty into my life with your kindness and lovely words. You make my days brighter! With much love and gratitude, Barbara XO

  9. Sara says:

    Hi! I’m so glad you’re back. Hope you keep doing the BTS, it’s inspiring and a kind of meditation for me to hear you talk about art and life… Welcome back!

  10. Patricia Barnes says:

    Sweet Jamie…it has been such a treat to see the transition of your “new” home and studio. You have created a welcoming, nurturing space for you and for us. Thank you for these appropriate words today (well, not really today, but today was when I listened)! I have been driven, while sheltering in place, to tend to my studio and having a very difficult time with what to keep and what to discard…a paralyzing difficult time!!! What is no longer serving me (but it might someday) has stopped me cold. But, now I see a different way to look at the situation and know it won’t happen overnight, but now I know it will happen. Thank you, your words came at the perfect time for me and I send you gratitude and love for everything. I am so glad you are home. xoxo p.

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